Aviation

FAAN Arrests NAHCO, Patovilki, Other Companies Staff For Touting At Lagos, Abuja Airports

      … Hands Over To Police …As NAHCO Throws Weight Behind Agency’s Action As part of effort to rid the nation’s airports of touting and extortion, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has arrested over 90 persons, caught at both the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, carrying […]


UAE Grants Air Peace Seven Frequencies In Dubai  

    United Arab Emirates has granted seven slots to Nigerian airline, Air Peace after initial refusal to do so . This is just as it has also authorize permitted it to fly directly to Dubai instead of Sharjah Airport, where the airline had earlier requested three frequencies. The granting of seven frequencies to Air […]


NAMA Begins Implementation Of Free Routing Airspace

      … Says FRA Is A Transformation From An Abstract Idea To Concrete Reality   In keeping with its commitment towards enhancing airspace, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced the implementation of Free Routing Airspace (FRA) and reducing operational cost to airlines. The Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu gave […]


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NANTA Inducts 10 Travel Journalists Into Media Hall Of Fame 

      …Says Event Will  Be  A Yearly Affair     The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agents(NANTA)) has inducted 10 travel journalists into NANTA Media Hall of Fame. According to the National President of NANTA, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye , they were inducted ,” In recognition of their outstanding contributions to Nigeria travel industry. […]


Nigeria To Play Host To ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event In 2022

    The Federal Government of Nigeria is to host ICAO Air Services Negotiation in the year 2022. According to a statement issued by the Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, Dr. James Odaudu, the decision for Nigeria to host the event followed its consideration as a good candidate at this year event in Bogota, […]


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PEBEC Condemns Activities Of Ministries, Departments, Agencies At Airports

    The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has taken a swipe at the activities of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) operating at the nation’s airports with particular reference to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA). This is just as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) disclosed that it was currently processing six […]


Ethiopian Airlines Partners CarTrawler To Launch Car Hire, Transfer Service

    Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, said it has partnered with CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, launching car hire and transfer services for its passengers globally. The partnership enables Ethiopian to offer seamless transport service to passengers throughout their journeys. Speaking on the launch of the […]


No Explosion At Maiduguri Airport–FAAN 

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that there was  neither explosion, nor intrusion at the Maiduguri airport. The clarification became necessary following an online report making the rounds that the Maiduguri airport was rocked by a bomb explosion purportedly masterminded by Boko Haram insurgents, A statement signed by the General Manager, […]


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ARTSI Hails House Of Reps Speaker For Championing Security Reforms At Int’l Airports 

    The Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative(ARTSI) has  commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for championing  the initiative to reform the security outlay at Nigeria’s international airports in support of the Federal Government’s Ease of Doing Business, (EODB) programme. The ARTSI commended the speaker in a  statement signed by […]


FAAN Suspends  Airport Officials Over  Extortion  At MMIA

  …Withdraws ODC From NIS Accomplice  In line with management’s determination to rid the nation’s airport of corrupt officials, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)said it  has apprehended and suspended some officials caught extorting a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport(MMIA)Lagos. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate […]